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Artisanal EnlightenmentScience and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France

Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France

Paola Bertucci

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300227413
eISBN:
9780300231625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227413.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

What would the Enlightenment look like from the perspective of artistes, the learned artisans with esprit, who presented themselves in contrast to philosophers, savants, and routine-bound craftsmen? ... More

Breaking White SupremacyMartin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300205619
eISBN:
9780300231359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205619.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Breaking White Supremacy analyzes the twentieth-century heyday of the black social gospel and its influence on the Civil Rights Movement. Asserting that Martin Luther King Jr. did not come from ... More

Catholics on the BarricadesPoland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Piotr H. Kosicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells a sweeping story of how Catholics from France and Poland wrestled throughout the first half of the twentieth century with a series of earth-shattering challenges to their worldview: ... More

Claiming CrimeaA History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire

Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire

Kelly O'Neill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218299
eISBN:
9780300231502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218299.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Russia's long-standing claims to Crimea date back to the eighteenth-century reign of Catherine II. This book is the first archive-based, multi-dimensional study of the initial “quiet conquest” of a ... More

Cold War MonksBuddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Cold War Monks: Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Eugene Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218565
eISBN:
9780300231281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218565.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did the U.S. government make use of a “Buddhist policy” in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this ... More

Critique of Religious Discourse

Critique of Religious Discourse

Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300207125
eISBN:
9780300231458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207125.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

First published in Arabic in 1994, this book's controversial approach argued that conventional fundamentalist interpretations of the Quran and other Islamic religious texts are ahistorical and ... More

Everyday MysticismA Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Ariel Glucklich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Everyday Mysticism is a close look at a school for the study of the self in the deep Israeli desert. The school, which was established in the community of Neot Smadar in 1989, assumes the external ... More

The First DomesticationHow Wolves and Humans Coevolved

The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R Fogg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book changes the narrative about how wolves became dogs and in turn, humanity's best friend. Rather than describe how people mastered and tamed an aggressive, dangerous species, the authors ... More

Freedom's DebtorsBritish Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Padraic X. Scanlan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Freedom’s Debtors is a history of the British movement to abolish the slave trade, told through the lens of the history of early colonial Sierra Leone. After the abolition of the British slave trade ... More

Growing Up with the CountryFamily, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Kendra Taira Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300180527
eISBN:
9780300182286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180527.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Growing Up with the Country documents the migration of freedom’s first generation out of the South and into the West after the Civil War. A narrative history, the book traces three of the author’s ... More

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